Paul Novak will be doing his 3rd Annual End of the Year Access Hour show Monday, December 28, 7-8PM. This year’s theme Is Requia, Laments, Elegies…for a Wounded World. The theme in 2019 was a Sampler of Miscellany and in 2018 Death Personified. Let’s hope the 2021 show has a happier theme!
Sampler of Miscellany: Quirky & newish, deep favourites, Robert Johnson covers, slide guitar by American & world artists, blues by neglected musicians, Takoma: John Fahey, Robbie Basho, George Winston, laments & requia, more instrumentals…. Whatever: Curated E.g., See current WORT Radio Pilot: King Luan “There are no Gnomes in Sweden” Why this is my favorite […]
Beautiful songs from blues, country, rock… genres, about the deepest reality, to celebrate the end of the year. Some of the possible songs: “Oh Death” “Fixin’ to Die” “Dark was the Night…” “Death Have Mercy” “Death Letter” “God’s Gonna Cut you Down” “Hard Time Killin’ Floor” “See that my Grave is Kept Clean” “Death Come […]
Strings Galore will be the theme of On the Horizon on Sunday April 23 from 3 to 5pm. Tim Farley will be collaborating with Paul Novak for a show featuring string instruments from international music and from early music: oud, lute, & theorbo; Norwegian hardanger fiddle & viola d’amore; Swedish nyckelharpa & hurdy gurdy. Many […]
Changes to WORT since my contribution in 2000 to the 25th Anniversary book: computer files are often the source format for the music; MP3 files will soon replace the minidisc as the source format for announcements; our signal is digital, not analog; HD is here (and a WORT-2 signal is planned); the signal is more […]